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WSM Fall 2005

Fall 2005

Gallery: Bringing couture to campus

Student designs from the 22nd annualMom’s Weekend Fashion Show

The 22nd Annual Mom’s Weekend Fashion Show, held April 8, 2005, in Beasley Coliseum, featured the work of 13 Washington State University student designers from the Department of Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Textiles.

Thanks to Jane Lawford, AMDT, for help in assembling this gallery.

Photos by Robert Hubner

Fall 2005

If clothes could talk…but they do!

There’s more than one way to be Coug, as our gallery of student styles demonstrates. If clothes could talk, they’d speak volumes about the lifestyles and affiliations of their wearers.

And, in fact, they do, according to Linda Arthur, who teaches in Washington State University’s apparel merchandising, design and textiles department. She and Mark Konty, formerly of the sociology department, summed up their students’ research on student subcultures at WSU to see how people were communicating their identity through dress.

Of the 1,200 students and alums surveyed, 65 percent fit into the collegiate subculture. Within that group there are the Greeks, who are well dressed … » More …

Fall 2005

Tortilla soup recipe from American Diabetes Association

This is a wonderful and easy soup to prepare. Epazote is a Mexican herb with a strong flavor, so adjust the amount to your preference!

Serves 4. Serving size: 1 cup

6 6-inch corn tortillas 1 Tbsp canola oil 1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced 1 15-oz can diced tomatoes with juice 2 Tbsp chopped cilantro 4 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth 1 fresh epazote leaf, if available, or 1/4 tsp dried epazote 1/4 tsp hot chile flakes or crushed red pepper 1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat jack or muenster cheese

1. Heat oven to 400°F. Cut tortillas into thin strips. … » More …